Why Modern Adaptations of Greek Tragedy?

as a context for staging political responses to current events

as archetypal expressions of the development of the human personality

as a vehicle for exploring gender issues

as a platform for discussing issues of class and political power

as a dialogue between past and present

See: Tantalus from the Perspective of Modern Adaptation / Modern Performance and Adaptation of Greek Tragedy

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